I had no idea what I wanted to do after finishing my undergraduate education, which I spent studying linguistics for four years. This was obviously not going to get me a practical job.
Financially, it was a plainly hideous decision, but it was the right one for me.
Of the $1.19 trillion in student debt in the U.S., 40 percent belongs to graduate students, who account for just 14 percent of the college population.
I lost a job, suffered through a broken engagement, and worried about my five-figure credit card debt. Enter Rich Friend and her fountain pen.
I made the grad school choice late last fall, independent of the fact that my fiance and I had happily scheduled our small, 14-person wedding for early September 2015.
People were nice, but coming in as a transfer and an introvert, it was hard to find my people and my place.
With HENRYs encountering roadblocks when trying to refinance their student loans, I was interested in seeing if non-HENRYs had any luck with getting better interest rates for their loans.
Why getting a lower interest rate on your student loan can be near-impossible.